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Nobel Prize for Peace

Below find every winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, from 1901 through 2011. For years not listed, no award was made.


1901
Henri Dunant (Switzerland); Frederick Passy (France)
1902
Elie Ducommun and Albert Gobat (Switzerland)
1903
Sir William R. Cremer (U.K.)
1904
Institut de Droit International (Belgium)
1905
Bertha von Suttner (Austria)
1906
Theodore Roosevelt (U.S.)
1907
Ernesto T. Moneta (Italy) and Louis Renault (France)
1908
Klas P. Arnoldson (Sweden) and Frederik Bajer (Denmark)
1909
Auguste M. F. Beernaert (Belgium) and Baron Paul H. B. B. d'Estournelles de Constant de Rebecque (France)
1910
Bureau International Permanent de la Paix (Switzerland)
1911
Tobias M. C. Asser (Holland) and Alfred H. Fried (Austria)
1912
Elihu Root (U.S.)
1913
Henri La Fontaine (Belgium)
1917
International Red Cross
1919
Woodrow Wilson (U.S.)
1920
Léon Bourgeois (France)
1921
Karl H. Branting (Sweden) and Christian L. Lange (Norway)
1922
Fridtjof Nansen (Norway)
1925
Sir Austen Chamberlain (U.K.) and Charles G. Dawes (U.S.)
1926
Aristide Briand (France) and Gustav Stresemann (Germany)
1927
Ferdinand Buisson (France) and Ludwig Quidde (Germany)
1929
Frank B. Kellogg (U.S.)
1930
Lars Olaf Nathan Söderblom (Sweden)
1931
Jane Addams and Nicholas M. Butler (U.S.)
1933
Sir Norman Angell (U.K.)
1934
Arthur Henderson (U.K.)
1935
Karl von Ossietzky (Germany)
1936
Carlos de S. Lamas (Argentina)
1937
Lord Cecil of Chelwood (U.K.)
1938
Office International Nansen pour les Réfugiés (Switzerland)
1944
International Red Cross
1945
Cordell Hull (U.S.)
1946
Emily G. Balch and John R. Mott (U.S.)
1947
American Friends Service Committee (U.S.) and British Society of Friends' Service Council (U.K.)
1949
Lord John Boyd Orr (Scotland)
1950
Ralph J. Bunche (U.S.)
1951
Léon Jouhaux (France)
1952
Albert Schweitzer (French Equatorial Africa)
1953
George C. Marshall (U.S.)
1954
Office of U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees
1957
Lester B. Pearson (Canada)
1958
Rev. Dominique Georges Henri Pire (Belgium)
1959
Philip John Noel-Baker (U.K.)
1960
Albert John Luthuli (South Africa)
1961
Dag Hammarskjöld (Sweden)
1962
Linus Pauling (U.S.)
1963
Intl. Comm. of Red Cross; League of Red Cross Societies (both Geneva)
1964
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (U.S.)
1965
UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund)
1968
René Cassin (France)
1969
International Labor Organization
1970
Norman E. Borlaug (U.S.)
1971
Willy Brandt (West Germany)
1973
Henry A. Kissinger (U.S.); Le Duc Tho (North Vietnam)1
1974
Eisaku Sato (Japan); Sean MacBride (Ireland)
1975
Andrei D. Sakharov (U.S.S.R.)
1976
Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams (both Northern Ireland)
1977
Amnesty International
1978
Menachem Begin (Israel) and Anwar el-Sadat (Egypt)
1979
Mother Teresa of Calcutta (India)
1980
Adolfo Pérez Esquivel (Argentina)
1981
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
1982
Alva Myrdal (Sweden) and Alfonso García
Robles (Mexico)
1983
Lech Walesa (Poland)
1984
Bishop Desmond Tutu (South Africa)
1985
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
1986
Elie Wiesel (U.S.)
1987
Oscar Arias Sánchez (Costa Rica)
1988
U.N. Peacekeeping Forces
1989
Dalai Lama (Tibet)
1990
Mikhail S. Gorbachev (U.S.S.R.)
1991
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (Burma)
1992
Rigoberta Menchú (Guatemala)
1993
F. W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela (both South Africa)
1994
Yasir Arafat (Palestine), Shimon Peres, and Yitzhak Rabin (both Israel)
1995
Joseph Rotblat and Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs (U.K.)
1996
Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo and José Ramos-Horta (East Timor)
1997
International Campaign to Ban Landmines and Jody Williams (U.S.)
1998
John Hume and David Trimble (Northern Ireland)
1999
Doctors without Borders (France)
2000
Kim Dae Jung (South Korea)
2001
United Nations and Kofi Annan
2002
Jimmy Carter (U.S.)
2003
Shirin Ebadi (Iran)
2004
Wangari Maathai (Kenya)
2005
Mohamed ElBaradei (Egypt) and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
2006
Muhammad Yunus (Bangladesh) and the Grameen Bank
2007
Al Gore (U.S.) and United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Switzerland)
2008
Martti Ahtisaari (Finland)
2009
Barack Obama (U.S.)
2010
Liu Xiaobo (China)
2011
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia), Leymah Gbowee (Liberia), and Tawakkul Karman (Yemen)
1. Le Duc Tho refused prize, charging that peace had not yet really been established in South Vietnam.

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